Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

introduction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of introduction

  1. a short section (as of a book) that leads to or explains the main part <a leading biologist wrote the introduction to that new textbook> Synonyms exordium, foreword, intro, preamble, preface, prelude, proem, prologue (also prolog), prolusion Related Words beginning, commencement, initiation, opening, origin, origination, outset, start Near Antonyms envoi (or envoy), postscript; aftermath; cessation, close, closing, conclusion, end, finale, finish, stop, termination Antonyms epilogue (also epilog)





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up introduction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the lowest point

Get Word of the Day daily email!